Mercy High School, San Francisco

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Mercy High School, San Francisco Photo #1 - At Mercy High School we recognize the power girls have to effect change. We are proud to educate our young women, who in the spirit of Catherine McAuley and adherence to the Sisters` Critical Concerns, are fearless in taking the lead to create a better world.
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Mercy High School, San Francisco Photo #1 - At Mercy High School we recognize the power girls have to effect change. We are proud to educate our young women, who in the spirit of Catherine McAuley and adherence to the Sisters` Critical Concerns, are fearless in taking the lead to create a better world.
The mission of Mercy High School, San Francisco, is to educate young women to pursue lives of spiritual and intellectual depth, and take bold action to improve our world.
Our college preparatory education not only imparts academic skills and knowledge, but also encourages the development of values that will guide young women throughout their lives.
Mercy High School strives to provide a Christian environment where the following values can be nurtured: love of God, self-esteem, intellectual integrity, independent thought, respect for human rights, compassion for others, dedication to teach, courage to act, and respect for the gifts of the Earth.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,320
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9 / Jan. 6
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mercy High School, San Francisco ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
220 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
78%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mercy High School, San Francisco Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
Average SAT score
1070
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform, formal, casual, spirit wear

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 9 / Jan. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition assistance available
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Natalia Girlich
Admissions Associate
Ashely Travis

Sports

School Notes

  • A Mercy education is like no other.
  • Mercy High School is an independent Catholic school that empowers and educates young women. Mercy harnesses the all-girls school advantage within a small, diverse, inclusive, urban setting in San Francisco. We offer a four-year college preparatory program that includes Advanced Placement and Honors courses in English, mathematics, science, foreign language, and history.
  • Mercy is dedicated to nurturing highly competent and deeply compassionate women.
  • Our Special Programs: Women in Science and Healthcare, Women in Technology, Women in Performing Arts, and Women in the Arts provide a unique, focused curriculum where students can access guest lectures, internships, and 1:1 mentorship programs with Bay Area professionals.
  • Mercy is a member of the Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA), sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mercy High School, San Francisco cost?
Mercy High School, San Francisco's tuition is approximately $21,320 for private students.
What sports does Mercy High School, San Francisco offer?
Mercy High School, San Francisco offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Mercy High School, San Francisco is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
What is Mercy High School, San Francisco's ranking?
Mercy High School, San Francisco ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Mercy High School, San Francisco?
The application deadline for Mercy High School, San Francisco is Dec. 9 / Jan. 6.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,320
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9 / Jan. 6
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $24,471 for elementary schools and $35,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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